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Manager’s Corner: Best Practices for Hiring Bus Operators During a Statewide Shortage of CDL Driver


The ability of a transit system being positioned to identify and modify the traditional practices for attracting and hiring Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) bus operators is key to any public transit system. The intent of these recommendations is to provide basic guide lines, implemented by our Human Resources, which will help other systems in maintaining the fully qualified bus operators at the appropriate level, regardless of the location the system provides transit services.

The following Best Practices have been developed and implemented to assist the LATS Operations Department in meeting the required number of bus operators to provide the services expected by those individuals living and visiting our community.

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Apple, Google, and OSU?


OSU is the only educational organization named as one of four Green Power Partners of the Year

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Manager’s Corner: Professional Communication is Good Business


Communication: From a perspective antagonistic toward social media.

WARNING: The opinions expressed here are mine, not yours.

For the very first time in my life, I am putting to paper the acronyms: LOL, OMG, BFF and IDK.

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RTD Celebrated Student Art Contest - My World. My Art. My RTD


The Regional Transportation District (RTD) in partnership with the Aurora and Cherry Creek school districts will be celebrating the grand prize winners of the “I Heart My RTD” student art contest by unveiling their artwork on the sides of a 40-foot RTD bus at two celebratory events at the winning schools.

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ABQ Ride Celebrating its 50th Annual Luminaria Tour


For 50 years, ABQ RIDE has been making Christmastime memories with its annual Luminaria Tour. The then, newly-formed Albuquerque Transit System first began its Christmas Eve tour for city residents in 1965, to help cut down on cars going through the Country Club neighborhoods. For 50 cents, tour goers were bussed from the old City Auditorium in Downtown (where Heart Hospital now stands) to luminaria-adorned neighborhoods.

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NCRTD Welcomes the Town of Taos


Mayor Barrone named to represent the Town

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SWTA & NMTA Joint Annual Conference & EXPO - Tribal Transit Mini Conference Details


Who Should Attend: Anyone providing or considering providing public transportation options on tribal lands.

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